It’s Official: Election 2019 Has Begun

Sep 11, 2019

With the Federal Election being officially called today, I urge you to pay attention to where politicians in your riding stand on issues that matter to us. Ask the hard questions,…

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Labour Day: WE COUNT!

Aug 30, 2019

For many, Labour Day marks the end of summer and, like the school bell signals back to routines and homework for kids, it’s also a good reminder of the important work…

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NB Building Trades Call for Inquiry on Caraquet Shipyard

Aug 28, 2019

The New Brunswick Building Trades Unions are perplexed by Groupe Ocean’s claim that there is a shortage of qualified Electricians in the Province of New Brunswick. Further, using this as justification…

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Jobs for Tomorrow: Starting Today

CBTU report projects 3.3 million construction jobs building a lower-carbon Canada between now and 2050.    CBTU commission the landmark study Jobs for Tomorrow: Canada’s Building Trades and Net Zero Emissions…

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Energy Development

CBTU believes in energy independence for North America and supports oil sands and other hydrocarbon developments in Canada.

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Mobility

CBTU is campaigning to have the federal government introduce a Construction Mobility Tax Credit—a personal tax exemption on expenses construction workers typically incur when they temporarily relocate for work.

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Pipelines

CBTU’s campaign in support of pipeline projects is designed to educate the public in communities located along key routes about the benefits of these projects.

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